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Calhoun County Justice of the Peace Docket

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3585

Scope and Contents

This docket was purchased from John I. Herrick who was a bookseller and stationer who operated out of Detroit. The docket itself contains many civil cases spanning over a three year period. They are the cases tried by John Balkeom. The cases he tired are civil cases that give a brief description of the case, and damages and costs awarded. On the bottom of many of the case pages is the date that the payment was made.

Dates

  • 1845-1857

Creator

Physical Description

This collection is .25 cubic feet and fits in one box.

This journal’s binding is falling apart and the pages are yellowing. Some of the pages are no longer bound and others are very close to falling out of the binding. The range that Balkeom used this docket was between the years 1845 and 1847, he did go back through and add a few later dates when debts had been paid, the latest date being 1857.

Extent

1 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

This collection is .25 cubic feet and fits in one box.

This journal’s binding is falling apart and the pages are yellowing. Some of the pages are no longer bound and others are very close to falling out of the binding. The range that Balkeom used this docket was between the years 1845 and 1847, he did go back through and add a few later dates when debts had been paid, the latest date being 1857.

Provenance

This collection comprises of a single journal. This journal belonged to John L. Balkeom who served as justice of the peace in Calhoun County. The dates in this journal range from 1845-1847, although dates were later added.
Title
Calhoun County Justice of the Peace Docket Finding Aid
Status
Completed
Author
Stephanie Davis
Date
2013-02-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Zyyy
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Contact:
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490